The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Story
Rank 169 213 208
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 97 55 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 73 45 39
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5987 6107 5629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.16% 83.30% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4850 4874 4542
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,090 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 45 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Hertfordshire +4 15 £37,500 -16.66%
Norfolk +25 13 £41,500 +50.90% 1
Bedfordshire +10 13 £43,500 +3.57% 2
Essex +8 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Suffolk -7 4 £65,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 122 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.13%) C#
3 46 (27.71%) Finance
3 46 (27.71%) Scrum
3 46 (27.71%) SQL
3 46 (27.71%) QA
4 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
5 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
6 35 (21.08%) .NET
7 29 (17.47%) JIRA
7 29 (17.47%) Use Case
7 29 (17.47%) Performance Testing
8 28 (16.87%) Business Analysis
8 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
8 28 (16.87%) HTML
9 26 (15.66%) Unit Testing
9 26 (15.66%) REST
9 26 (15.66%) User Experience
9 26 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (15.06%) XML
10 25 (15.06%) Code Coverage
10 25 (15.06%) MVC
11 24 (14.46%) OO
11 24 (14.46%) Software Delivery
12 23 (13.86%) NUnit
12 23 (13.86%) Waterfall
13 22 (13.25%) Degree
13 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET
13 22 (13.25%) Data Modelling
14 21 (12.65%) Java

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.02%) IIS
2 9 (5.42%) Drupal
3 7 (4.22%) Confluence
4 6 (3.61%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.41%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Datadog
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) LDAP
2 1 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.60%) SSL
2 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) Big Data
3 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 29 (17.47%) JIRA
2 23 (13.86%) NUnit
3 18 (10.84%) Selenium
4 15 (9.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (8.43%) Visual Studio
6 12 (7.23%) JMeter
6 12 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.23%) WebDriver
7 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.42%) Maven
8 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.82%) Hudson
9 7 (4.22%) JUnit
10 6 (3.61%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (1.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.20%) Log4Net
12 2 (1.20%) Subversion
13 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Games
3 6 (3.61%) Retail
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
4 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.81%) Marketing
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (42.77%) Analyst
2 53 (31.93%) Business Analyst
3 50 (30.12%) Developer
4 35 (21.08%) C# Developer
5 22 (13.25%) Software Developer
6 20 (12.05%) Developer in Test
7 13 (7.83%) Product Owner
7 13 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.83%) Test Engineer
8 12 (7.23%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.63%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.42%) Business Systems Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (5.42%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (4.82%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.08%) .NET
2 28 (16.87%) HTML
3 26 (15.66%) REST
4 25 (15.06%) XML
5 22 (13.25%) ASP.NET
6 16 (9.64%) .NET Framework
6 16 (9.64%) Ajax
6 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (9.64%) CSS
6 16 (9.64%) Web Services
7 14 (8.43%) Entity Framework
7 14 (8.43%) WCF
8 10 (6.02%) JSON
8 10 (6.02%) XSL
9 9 (5.42%) SOAP
9 9 (5.42%) XHTML
10 8 (4.82%) HTML5
11 7 (4.22%) jQuery
11 7 (4.22%) OAuth
11 7 (4.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) User Experience
2 20 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.83%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.82%) Replication
6 7 (4.22%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.22%) Statistics
7 6 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.20%) Blog
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile Games
9 2 (1.20%) Social Network
10 1 (0.60%) Economics
10 1 (0.60%) iPad
10 1 (0.60%) New Media
10 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.02%) Windows
1 10 (6.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.71%) Scrum
3 39 (23.49%) Software Engineering
4 29 (17.47%) Performance Testing
4 29 (17.47%) Use Case
5 28 (16.87%) Business Analysis
6 26 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (15.66%) Unit Testing
7 25 (15.06%) Code Coverage
7 25 (15.06%) MVC
8 24 (14.46%) OO
8 24 (14.46%) Software Delivery
9 23 (13.86%) Waterfall
10 22 (13.25%) Data Modelling
11 20 (12.05%) DevOps
11 20 (12.05%) TDD
12 19 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (11.45%) Workflow
13 18 (10.84%) SDLC
13 18 (10.84%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (33.13%) C#
2 46 (27.71%) SQL
3 28 (16.87%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.65%) Java
5 14 (8.43%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.02%) PHP
7 7 (4.22%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.61%) Delphi
9 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (13.25%) Degree
2 13 (7.83%) CBAP
3 9 (5.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) AAT
4 1 (0.60%) ACCA
4 1 (0.60%) CCAB
4 1 (0.60%) CIPFA
4 1 (0.60%) IIBA
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (27.71%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.60%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) HP Fortify
1 2 (1.20%) Nagios
2 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (25.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Progress
3 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.61%) TOWER Software
5 2 (1.20%) Coverity
5 2 (1.20%) IBM
5 2 (1.20%) New Relic
6 1 (0.60%) Cognos
6 1 (0.60%) Informatica
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle
6 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) Talend
6 1 (0.60%) Wall Street Systems
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £57700.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £65,000 + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago